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Monthly Archives from June 2021

O-1 Questions: How Can You Show Evidence of Judging Others’​ Work?

In order to qualify for an O-1 visa, it is important to convince USCIS that you are successful and well-respected in your specific field. One accomplishment that can go a long way towards proving this argument is if you have served as a judge over other people’s work. But what kinds of “judging” qualifies? And what can you provide as evidence of judging to prove you actually served as a judge? What Kinds of “Judging” […]

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Check out Ed Booth on Channel 4 News!

Check out Marks Gray aviation attorney Edward Booth, coined as News4Jax’s “Aviation Expert,” interviewed by Channel 4 on a recent tragic plane accident in Duval County.  https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2021/06/27/fatal-plane-crash-in-arlington-on-sunday-morning/

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VIDEO: What can I do if for I-9 purposes my new hire presents a Restricted Social Security Card?

In this video, Immigration Business and Compliance attorney Giselle Carson answers if a worker with a restricted Social Security Card can be hired.

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12 Marks Gray Attorneys Named to 2021 Florida Super Lawyers Lists!

Please join us in congratulating the 12 Marks Gray attorneys who have been named to the 2021 Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars lists! Less than 5% of attorneys are honored by Super Lawyers and less than 3% are Rising Stars within each region! 2021 Florida Super Lawyers: Jeptha “Jep” Barbour – PI General: Defense Edward Birk – Media/Advertising Rhonda Boggess – Appellate  Crystal Broughan – Intellectual Property Giselle Carson – Immigration: Business  John Crawford – […]

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Trademark Registration or Copyright Registration, What is the Difference, and Do I Need One?

Do you own a business? Or are you an author, photographer, or composer who openly publishes your work? If you answer yes to any of these questions, then it might be beneficial to ask yourself: “Do I own any trademarks? Have I published any works that need copyright protection?”  You may even ask yourself: “What is the difference between a copyright and a trademark?” A trademark is defined as “a symbol, words, stylized words, or […]

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O-1 Questions: What Published Materials and Awards Show You’re at the Top of Your Field?

When applying for an O-1 visa, you may need to show evidence of working “at the top of your field”. This could include internationally recognized awards and publications.  You may wonder, what are some specific examples of these materials? What awards or publications demonstrate enough expertise to submit? What qualifies as an internationally recognized award?  The award needs to be considered prestigious and related to your activities in the United States.  For example, you could […]

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